1950s Phaa Lor, ceremonial mattress cover
1950s Phaa Lor, ceremonial mattress cover, woven to increase merit and only later used as elephant head covers for novice monk's ceremony, colored cotton supplementary weft pattern of geometric and animal designs on plain cotton. Natural and chemical dyes. Tai people, Uttaradit or Phichit province. North Thailand.
46 x 120 cm